Development: Fundraising Administration Volunteers (Central Texas)

Development: Fundraising Administration Volunteers (Central Texas)

Assist with research and administrative projects that help fulfill fundraising needs and annual fundraising goal.

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Locations

Central Texas Chapter- Austin

Key Responsibilities

  • Research potential donors including company's key contacts, charitable giving history, community involvement, areas of giving and contact information.
  • Identify relationships between prospects and potential board connections.
  • Assist with gift processing, including daily gift log, bundling, and mailing gifts to processing center.
  • Provide information to Fundraiser or Stewardship Volunteer for follow-up.
  • Prepare PowerPoint deck presentations for corporate donors.
  • Print and send outgoing donor communications, such as event mailings (invitations), disaster solicitation mailings during national disaster, donor mailings for end-of-year solicitation, and postcards to steward donors (examples include postcards for Turn and Test, for Thanksgiving, or holiday postcards)
  • Provide general office assistance as related to development, including photocopying, as well as assisting with projects and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Passion for the Red Cross mission and the community
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of the Red Cross team
  • Knowledge of Red Cross structure, services policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge and familiar with using research tools (example: Searching the internet to research donors)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written
  • Well organized, responsible, trustworthy
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work in a team
  • Ability to multi-task

Training

  • Orientation to American Red Cross
  • Development Department Orientation

Development Opportunities

  • Attend Red Cross trainings and meetings
  • Gain professional fundraising support experience with a well-recognized and respected international organization
  • Play a significant role in helping the American Red Cross carry out its mission of helping individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies

Length of Appointment

3 months

Time Commitment

5+ hours a week

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